West Lothian crime news: Bathgate Muir Road break-in sees quantity of jewellery stolen

Investigation launched after break-in in Bathgate

A thief who broke into a Bathgate house and made off with jewellery is being hunted by police.

Police believe the break-in occurred sometime between 12pm and 1.10pm on Tuesday, January 17, whilst no one was in the Muir Road property.

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A quantity of jewellery was stolen and enquiries are ongoing to establish if anything else was taken.

West Lothian crime news: A quantity of jewellery has been stolen after a break-in in Bathgate

Detective Sergeant John Bowerbank said: “Officers are carrying out local enquiries and have been told that there was a man acting suspiciously around the time the break-in occurred. He is described as a white male with dark hair and was wearing dark coloured clothing.

“We would like to speak to anyone who has seen this man in the area and may be able to describe him further or anyone else who has information that could assist our enquiries.”

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Anyone with information should contact CID at Livingston via 101 and quote incident number 1500 of 17 January 2023. Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.